A picture of a Cornus stolonifera 'Cardinal'

Cornus stolonifera 'Cardinal'

Cornus stolonifera 'Cardinal'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

8a

USDA zone

-12°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

4.5m

1m

Min

2m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Cornus stolonifera 'Cardinal' Overview

An upright deciduous perennial shrub native to East-North America. Spreads into large clumps. Oval to lanceolate leaves are dark green falling a brilliant bright red and the tree remains red through winter as stems and branches are also reddish in colour. Single flowers are reddish dull white and appear in mid summer along side reddish fruit.

How to propagate Cornus stolonifera 'Cardinal'

Layering

Propagate from seed or rooted layers struck in a moist sand-peat mixture.

Seed

Cuttings

By hardwood cuttings in winter.

Other uses of Cornus stolonifera 'Cardinal'

Banks, hedging